Joanna Jedrzejczyk News
Joanna Jedrzejczyk exits USADA testing pool, officially notifies UFC of retirement
Fernando Quiles - August 16, 2023
Joanna Jedrzejczyk approves of Ronda Rousey fighting for the UFC bantamweight title in rumored return: “It’s her belt”
Susan Cox - July 11, 2023
Joanna Jedrzejczyk comes to Carla Esparza's defense after fans booed her at UFC 281 presser: "She deserves respect"
Josh Evanoff - November 11, 2022
Joanna Jedrzejczyk admits she's thinking about "one last dance" for fans: "I was not prepared to say goodbye"
Josh Evanoff - November 10, 2022
Joanna Jedrzejczyk argues against UFC Hall of Fame induction anytime soon: "I don't think I'm ready to be a grandma"
Josh Evanoff - October 20, 2022
Joanna Jedrzejczyk happily retired, but admits she may return for one fight: "I could come back for the female BMF title"
Josh Evanoff - July 14, 2022
Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk could possibly return for one fight. Last month at UFC 275, the 34-year-old faced off against Weili Zhang for the second time. While the first outing was an incredible fight, the second encounter was more one-sided. The Poland-native was brutally knocked out in round two by ‘Magnum’.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk names her Mount Rushmore of Women’s MMA
Susan Cox - July 6, 2022
Joanna Jedrzejczyk has named her Mount Rushmore of Women’s MMA. Jedrzejczyk, 34, recently retired from the UFC with a record of 16 wins and 5 losses. The former strawweight queen and future Hall of Famer was in Las Vegas for International Fight Week.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk explains retirement following Weili Zhang loss: "I don't want to be this legend who is going to fight forever and get beat up"
Josh Evanoff - June 29, 2022
Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has elaborated on her reason to retire. The Polish fan-favorite was in action against Weili Zhang in a rematch earlier this month at UFC 275. Their first outing at UFC 248 in March 2020 was one of the greatest bouts in UFC history. However, the rematch was much more one-sided, as Jedrzejczyk was knocked out in round two.
Carla Esparza not surprised by Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s retirement, says she “would’ve loved” a rematch
Harry Kettle - June 29, 2022
UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza has admitted she would’ve liked the chance to have a rematch against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. While the way in which Carla Esparza became a two-time UFC champion was somewhat strange, there was nothing odd about how she submitted Rose Namajunas in 2014 to win the gold the first time around. Alas, her joy didn’t last long as just three months later, she was beaten by Joanna Jedrzejczyk as the Polish sensation went on to become one of the all-time greats in the division.
Miesha Tate explains why Joanna Jedrzejczyk is “doing it right” with retirement despite still having “a lot to offer”
Harry Kettle - June 20, 2022
Sean O’Malley weighs in on Joanna Jedrzejczyk‘s retirement from MMA: “It’s probably a good thing UFC fighters don’t get paid a lot of money until a long time”
Harry Kettle - June 14, 2022
UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley has given his thoughts on Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s decision to retire from mixed martial arts. Last Saturday night at UFC 275, Joanna Jedrzejczyk left her gloves in the Octagon and walked away from the sport of MMA after years of being known as the strawweight GOAT. The Polish star fell short in her attempt to get revenge on Weili Zhang as she was knocked out cold by her Chinese counterpart courtesy of a vicious spinning back fist.
Karolina Kowalkiewicz pens heartfelt message to Joanna Jedrzejczyk following retirement announcement
Harry Kettle - June 14, 2022
Karolina Kowalkiewicz has sent a heartfelt message to Joanna Jedrzejczyk following her retirement at UFC 275. Last Saturday night in Singapore, Joanna Jedrzejczyk retired from mixed martial arts following her knockout defeat at the hands of Weili Zhang. While she had a few good moments throughout the course of the fight, it was clear to see she was a step behind with the Chinese star landing a vicious spinning back fist to secure the win.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk shares her prediction for Carla Esparza vs. Weili Zhang
Harry Kettle - June 13, 2022
Joanna Jedrzejczyk has given her thoughts on what will happen when Weili Zhang challenges Carla Esparza for the UFC strawweight title. Last Saturday night at UFC 275, Joanna Jedrzejczyk retired from mixed martial arts following her knockout defeat at the hands of Weili Zhang. The two put on a thoroughly entertaining rematch in Singapore and while Jedrzejczyk had a few nice moments, the evening belonged to Zhang as a spinning back fist was enough to put a definitive end to their rivalry.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk opens up on her decision to retire from mixed martial arts following UFC 275
Fernando Quiles - June 12, 2022
Joanna Jedrzejczyk has weighed in on her decision to retire. Jedrzejczyk shared the Octagon with Zhang Weili a second time at UFC 275 in Singapore this past Saturday night (June 11). In the second round, Joanna was slept by a spinning backfist.
Pros react after Joanna Jędrzejczyk announces her retirement from MMA
Christopher Taylor - June 11, 2022
Pros react after Weili Zhang KO's Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 275
Chris Taylor - June 11, 2022
Tonight’s UFC 275 event featured a highly anticipated women’s strawweight rematch between Joanna Jedrzejczyk (16-5 MMA) and Weili Zhang (22-3 MMA). The pair had first met back at UFC 248 in March of 2020, with Zhang emerging victorious by way of split-decision in a thrilling “Fight of the Year” performance.
UFC 275 Results: Weili Zhang KO's Joanna Jedrzejczyk (Video)
Chris Taylor - June 11, 2022
Tonight’s UFC 275 event features a highly anticipated women’s strawweight rematch between Joanna Jedrzejczyk (16-4 MMA) and Weili Zhang (21-3 MMA). The pair first met back at UFC 248 in March of 2020, with Zhang emerging victorious by way of split-decision in a thrilling “Fight of the Year” performance.
Weili Zhang reveals what Joanna Jedrzejczyk said during their face-off at UFC 275
Chris Taylor - June 11, 2022
Weili Zhang has revealed what Joanna Jedrzejczyk said to her during their face-off ahead of tonight’s UFC 275 event. Zhang (21-3 MMA) and Jedrzejczyk (16-4 MMA) will meet for a second time this evening in Singapore. The pair originally collided back at UFC 248 in March of 2020, with ‘Magnum’ emerging victorious by way of split-decision in a thrilling “Fight of the Year” performance.
UFC 275: 'Teixeira vs. Procházka' Live Results and Highlights
Chris Taylor - June 10, 2022
The Octagon returns to Singapore for tonight’s UFC 275 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Glover Teixeira vs. Jiri Procházka. Teixeira (33-7 MMA) captured the promotions light heavyweight title at UFC 267 with a second round submission victory over Jan Blachowicz. The victory marked the 42-year-olds sixth in a row and third straight stoppage.
UFC 275 | Pro fighters make their picks for Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2
Cole Shelton - June 9, 2022
Joanna Jedrzejczyk reacts after Dana White confirms she will receive a title shot with a win at UFC 275
Harry Kettle - June 9, 2022
Joanna Jedrzejczyk has reacted to the news that Dana White has confirmed the winner of her fight against Weili Zhang will receive a title shot. While she may have been away from the sport of mixed martial arts for two years, Joanna Jedrzejczyk hasn’t taken her eyes off of the prize. The Polish sensation was last seen just before the start of the pandemic in an absolute war with Weili Zhang, with many believing she did enough to win that fight – despite ultimately losing it on the scorecards.
Weili Zhang hopes UFC 275 bout against Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be a more "exciting fight" than the first
Cole Shelton - June 7, 2022
Weili Zhang is hoping her UFC 275 rematch against Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be the most exciting fight of her career. Zhang and Jedrzejczyk fought back at UFC 248 in March of 2020, as ‘Magnum’ was looking to defend her strawweight title for the first time. The fight far exceeded expectations as it is arguably the greatest women’s fight of all time and one of the best fights of all time, period.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk discusses her upcoming UFC 275 rematch with Weili Zhang: “It’s going to be medical procedure”
Susan Cox - June 7, 2022
Joanna Jedrzejczyk is opening up about her upcoming UFC 275 rematch with Weili Zhang. It will be Jedrzejczyk (21-3 MMA), a former longtime UFC strawweight champion, making her return to the Octagon after more than two years when she enters into the cage with Weili Zhang (16-4 MMA) in a featured bout on the pay-per-view main card at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Karolina Kowalkiewicz thanks former rival Joanna Jedrzejczyk following UFC Vegas 56 win over Felice Herrig
Fernando Quiles - June 5, 2022
Karolina Kowalkiewicz is finally back in the win column and she has expressed gratitude to her former rival. Kowalkiewicz entered UFC Vegas 56 on a five-fight skid. It had been a steep fall for the former UFC Strawweight Title challenger. Her last victory going into Saturday night was back in 2018 and it was against Felice Herrig.
Weili Zhang reacts after Rose Namajunas offers to help train Joanna Jedrzejczyk: “Does she think Joanna’s team is not good enough or what?”
Harry Kettle - June 1, 2022
Claudia Gadelha challenges Joanna Jedrzejczyk to trilogy match, but in grappling: "It would make me happy if it happens in jiu-jitsu"
Josh Evanoff - May 31, 2022
Former UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha would like a trilogy match with Joanna Jedrzejczyk. However, she doesn’t want it in the cage. The two strawweights have clashed on two occasions already, in 2014 and 2016. Both of the bouts were won by Jedrzejczyk by decision. However, both bouts were quite close, with their 2014 fight ending in a split decision. Meanwhile, their follow-up bout was one of the best of the year.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk open to five-round rematch with Weili Zhang if the money is right
Fernando Quiles - May 15, 2022
Joanna Jedrzejczyk thinks going five rounds with Weili Zhang again is doable but she needs to see more green. Jedrzejczyk and Zhang are expected to collide on the UFC 275 PPV. The strawweight rematch is only scheduled for three rounds. This came as a disappointment to many fans as their March 2020 five-round banger is widely considered to be one of the greatest fights in MMA history.